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IT Support Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented IT Support Engineer to join our team at RealVNC.

The company

RealVNC is a highly successful, forward-thinking software company based in Cambridge (UK) City Centre. As the original inventors and developers of VNC remote-access technology, our software is used by hundreds of millions of users worldwide from the non-technical home user to IT professionals at global companies such as Intel, Google, IBM, DreamWorks, NASA and Philips. We have won three Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in the last 3 years and won the 2013 Royal Academy of Engineering’s MacRobert prize, the UK’s most prestigious award for engineering.

The role

Working as part of the systems team, you will be supporting internal users in a fast-moving IT environment. You will provide support for a variety of operating systems and hardware. Reporting to the Technical Operations Manager, this role offers fantastic opportunities to expand your career with the inventors of VNC technology.


  • have experience of supporting the following:
    • Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems (XP, 7, 8)
    • Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
    • Mac OS X
    • Printers
    • Desktop and laptop hardware
    • Network patching and cabling
  • have good troubleshooting skills
  • have good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • enjoy taking ownership of problems through to resolution, working with colleagues and hardware/software vendors as required

Anything else?

As well as the above, if you have experience with any of the following technologies, then we’d like to know about it!

  • Linux Desktop Operating systems
  • Automated build technologies
  • Microsoft Server technologies (incl. Exchange)


This is a rare opportunity to make a contribution to the continued success and growth of a world-class company with huge potential and vision. If you’re successful, you’ll be compensated with an attractive package which will be appropriate to your skills and experience. It will include a competitive salary and generous benefits, including a contributory pension, childcare vouchers, and private dental and medical care.

It’s a full-time post, but we believe in a healthy work / life balance, so it’s 35 hours per week (Monday – Friday). Please bear in mind that the team also provides out-of-hours support, meaning there’s an additional on-call element requiring you to be available 24/7 on rotation.

How to apply

If you’d like to apply for this vacancy, please click on the ‘apply now’ button.  Make sure you quote the reference ITSE3 in your covering letter to help get it to the right people!

RealVNC has a responsibility to ensure that all staff are eligible to live and work in the UK and candidates invited to interview are requested to provide proof of their eligibility to work.

RealVNC is an equal opportunities employer, committed to staff welfare and professional development.

We will not consider agency applications for this post.